A good friend advised me that three things are required for a happy day as a stay-at-home mom:
1. enough sleep
2. daily spiritual nourishment
3. limited or no computer time while the kids are awake
I think her formula works for me, but I am finding step one to be impossible.
I won't mention the certain someone who thinks he needs to eat at 2am and 5am every morning. Nor will we discuss the fact that doing dishes and cleaning my kitchen is a tremendous time-suck that postpones my bedtime by at least 45 minutes at night. My latest problem is that I have become a food hippie.
Why did I spend three hours today making organic carrot baby food for Ben?
Why am I planning a "baking day" on Saturday to prepare two high-fiber, non-cereal recipes for Zeke's breakfast?
What's wrong with Del Taco Dinner Night?
The American Woman today spends, on average, 15 minutes preparing dinner each night. What's wrong with being average?